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can you take xenical and prozac together

A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: Xenical should be taken with or just before a meal. Prozac (fluoxetine) should usually be taken in the evening just before bed time. There is a sign ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Orlistat blocks fat: absorption and has no interactions with Prozac, (fluoxetine) Simvistatin, or Allopurinol. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
DON' T: No contraindications but as a general rule, try taking any antibiotics or short term medication by itself so as to prevent interactions with other m ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): Monitored by your doctor, yes.
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Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Adipex-P + Celexa (citalopram): You should avoid this combo if you can. Ssris such as Celexa (citalopram) may potentiate the pharmacologic response to sympathomimetic drugs such as A ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
Not recommended: Sertraline oral and Mirtazapine oral both increase affecting serotonin levels in the blood. Too much serotonin is a potentially life-threatening situa ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Nour
27 years experience Psychiatry
Yes : No problem with interactions.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There is no significant negative interaction.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Although Methyldopa is an old medicine with limited usefulness
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Melatonin: Yes you can
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: It is generally safe to do so. Telling your doctor if you are taking any medications for sleep or that cause drowsiness is important and any other dr ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: This would not be a recommended combination as both are benzodiazepines. I cannot think of any reason to take both together and the interaction could ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Both of these medications increase seratonin. If they are monitored by your doctor it is acceptable to use both at the same time. All of your physi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Some pamprins: Pamprin max and pamperin all day both have drug interactions with lexapro (escitalopram). Pamprin cramp is fine. Pampering max contains Aspirin which ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
No: Should be no problems..Check with your doctor to be sure for you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: They should not interact with each other.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Both may be sedating though, take zyrtec (cetirizine) before bedtime.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: Yes.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Try to change your eating habits to healthy so you can get off the oneprazoke
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
Yes but sedation etc: The response to the medications and the doses need monitoring[ i.e. Asking the right questions at each medication appointment regarding potential side ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: These medications are both in the same class and may potentiate one another. If your doctor has prescribed both then s/he has probably already consid ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Effexor (venlafaxine) is taken daily to prevent anxiety, while Xanax can be used on an as-needed basis for breakthrough anxiety symptoms -- the daily ... Read More
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